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Jan 19, 2013 6:00am EST
, thank you. >>> let's stay with sports now and lance armstrong. he opened up to oprah winfrey in a second and final part of their really highly anticipated interview about the effect his doping had on his family. and he actually teared up a bit when he recalled telling his 13-year-old son about using those performance enhancing drugs. >> when this all really started, i saw my son defending me. and saying, that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. and it almost goes to this question of "why now?" and i can't -- yeah. that's when i knew i had to tell him. and he'd never ask me. he never said, dad, is this true? he trusted me. i said, don't defend me anymore. don't. >> but even after those tears, armstrong, the competitor, came through. you know, after this unbelievable fall from grace, the lifetime ban, he says he wants to race again. ed lavendera is in armstrong's hometown of austin, texas. ed, a thousand-page report from u.s.ada on doping. stripped of the tour de france titles, losing the olympic medal from sydney in 2000, the lifetime ban. does he really think
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
comment. >>> let's stick with sports. in part two of lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey, he teared up when he talked about telling his son not to defend his record anymore. he also told oprah how fighting cancer helped him cope in the wake of that damning 1,000-page usada report. >> i've been to a dark place that was not by doing, i've been to a place where i didn't know if i was going to live, a month, six month, a year, five years, ten years. it's helped me now. i mean, this is not a good time. but it isn't the worst part of my life. >> ed lavendera joins us now from armstrong's hometown of austin, texas. ed, armstrong, as you saw, talked about these dark places and going to these dark places. he told oprah that he's in therapy now. we've seen in social media, in traditional media, the backlash. what else is he seeing in terms of fallout? >> reporter: well, i think many people are still trying to figure out exactly what to make of the two-night interview and whether or not lance armstrong is truly apologetic for what he has done over the last 15 years. and then trying
Jan 13, 2013 3:00am PST
lance armstrong is expected to sit down at his home in texas with oprah. for years, armstrong has repeatedly and aggressively denied doping and last fall he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles. he distanced himself from his popular cancer charity, livestrong. noare questioning whether it's a good idea to turn to celebrities to gain support for different causes. in about 15 minutes from now, we'll talk with john sang, who worked with lance armstrong to inspire cancer survivors. >>> relatives of computer prodigy aaron swartz are shocked after learning of his suicide. he was just 14 and also pioneered the availability of free information online. he was facing federal fraud charges from the articles from m.i.t. he faced 35 years in prison and a million dollar fine. swartz denied those claims. >>> hugo chavez is not in a coma and "continuing to make strides in his recovery." that's according to the venezuelan president's older brother. he visited his brother in havana where he went for cancer surgery. rumor that the family plans to take the president off life support are "t
Jan 13, 2013 4:00am PST
right now. you know. but we are working. >> and tomorrow lance armstrong is expected to sit down for an interview with oprah at his home in austin, texas. he may finally spill the beans. "usa today" says armstrong will admit to using performance enhancing drugs throughout his career. the once popular cyclist has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles. the interview with oprah is set to air on her network on thursday. >>> ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak has won a retrial on charges tied to the killing of peaceful demonstrators during the 2011 revolution. a court last june found mubarak and his interior minister responsible for the murders by government security forces. both were sentenced to life in prison. the retrial will be based on the very same evidence, but this time judges will be allowed to consider mubarak's health. the 86-year-old recently broke his ribs in a fall. the trial drew the world's attention because he was the first arab leader to be jailed by his own people and because he appeared in court lying on a hospital bed and confined to a cage. >>> the big
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